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    Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G will go on sale in Spain and Italy on May 23

    Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G will go on sale in Spain and Italy on May 23


    As phone makers announce their 5G hardware coming throughout this year, we are starting to see them go on sale around the world. Today's announcement comes from the head of Xiaomi in Western EU, Wen Ou via a post on Twitter. Xiaomi's Mi Mix 3 5G will...

    As phone makers announce their 5G hardware coming throughout this year, we are starting to see them go on sale around the world. Today's announcement comes from the head of Xiaomi in Western EU, Wen Ou via a post on Twitter. Xiaomi's Mi Mix 3 5G will be available for purchase starting on this Thursday, May 23 for two new European markets: Italy and Spain. The Mi Mix 3 5G is the first 5G smartphone to become available for the two countries. Big announcement as we start our Monday....#MiMIX3 5G will go on sale in Spain and Italy on May 23! We are the FIRST to start selling a 5G smartphone...

    Huawei ban - winners and losers

    Huawei ban - winners and losers


    Key US companies have stopped trading with Huawei in a move that can change the entire mobile landscape. The issue may start with Huawei, but it will ripple out to consumers, components suppliers and other smartphone makers. It's hard to predict what...

    Key US companies have stopped trading with Huawei in a move that can change the entire mobile landscape. The issue may start with Huawei, but it will ripple out to consumers, components suppliers and other smartphone makers. It's hard to predict what will happen going forward, but it's clear that some have much to lose while others have something to gain. Here's a quick rundown. Losers The list starts with Huawei and sub-brand Honor, of course. Current phones as well as some upcoming models will continue working and getting security updates and access to the Google Play store, Google...

    Galaxy Watch, Gear S3 and Gear Sport receive One UI

    Galaxy Watch, Gear S3 and Gear Sport receive One UI


    With some of the flagship phones out of the way, Samsung is now focusing on bringing the new One UI to its smart wearables. These include the Samsung Galaxy Watch from last year that launched with the Galaxy Note9, the Gear Sport and the Gear S3. The...

    With some of the flagship phones out of the way, Samsung is now focusing on bringing the new One UI to its smart wearables. These include the Samsung Galaxy Watch from last year that launched with the Galaxy Note9, the Gear Sport and the Gear S3. The latter is a three-year-old device so kudos to Samsung for still keeping it relevant. Aside from the new user interface that's more in line with the One UI on mobile devices, the new software update brings along a couple of new features too. New outdoor swimming mode has been added, high heart rate alerts and a so-called Daily Activity...

    Xiaomi Q1 earnings report shows 27% growth in revenue

    Xiaomi Q1 earnings report shows 27% growth in revenue


    Xiaomi entered 2019 with a bang with its Mi 9 flagship and Redmi Note 7 series. The company released its earnings report for Q1 and the numbers are better than expected. Thanks to solid sales outside its home market of China, Xiaomi recorded CNY...

    Xiaomi entered 2019 with a bang with its Mi 9 flagship and Redmi Note 7 series. The company released its earnings report for Q1 and the numbers are better than expected. Thanks to solid sales outside its home market of China, Xiaomi recorded CNY 43.8 billion ($6.3 billion) in revenue which is a 27% increase compared to the same period last year and 1.7 billion more than the previously estimated CNY 42.1 billion. The adjusted net income is valued at CNY 2.1 billion up from CNY 1.7 billion in Q1 of 2018. Despite the stagnating domestic market and 21% decline in Chinese smartphone...

    [EDIT] First live image of Vivo Z5x reveals impressive battery capacity

    [EDIT] First live image of Vivo Z5x reveals impressive battery capacity


    Edit: Following the image of the Z5X's battery life, the same source posted some alleged alleged specs of the phone before they were posted to Twitter. I've got some of the confirmed specifications of the Vivo Z5X.6.53-inch display with a punch hole...

    Edit: Following the image of the Z5X's battery life, the same source posted some alleged alleged specs of the phone before they were posted to Twitter. I've got some of the confirmed specifications of the Vivo Z5X.6.53-inch display with a punch hole camera5000mAh battery (the thickness of the device will be around 8mm)The source also suggests that the device will come at a budget friendly price.#vivomobiles #vivoz5x #vivo pic.twitter.com/PEXiNTQHoT— Mukul Sharma (@stufflistings) May 20, 2019 Original story follows: Here's your first look at the vivo Z5x in the wild, courtesy of...

    Samsung Galaxy Note10 will have a vertical rear camera array

    Samsung Galaxy Note10 will have a vertical rear camera array


    Well-known tipster Ice universe has revealed on Twitter that the Samsung Galaxy Note10 (codenamed Da Vinci) will move the front and rear cameras compared to the Galaxy Note9. The selfie camera (likely cameras) will most likely move inside the display,...

    Well-known tipster Ice universe has revealed on Twitter that the Samsung Galaxy Note10 (codenamed Da Vinci) will move the front and rear cameras compared to the Galaxy Note9. The selfie camera (likely cameras) will most likely move inside the display, courtesy of a punch hole, like on the Galaxy S10+. The triple camera on the rear is rumored to switch from a horizontal array to a vertical one. Da Vinci's two biggest changes:1.Change the front camera position2.Change the rear camera position— Ice universe (@UniverseIce) May 19, 2019 Otherwise the cameras of the Galaxy Note10 are...

    Huawei will keep providing security updates and after-sales services to existing phones

    Huawei will keep providing security updates and after-sales services to existing phones


    You might think your Monday is bad, but Huawei's is definitely worse. Following an executive order, the company is now suspended from dealing with US companies, including Google. The company had just issued a statement that it will "continue to provide...

    You might think your Monday is bad, but Huawei's is definitely worse. Following an executive order, the company is now suspended from dealing with US companies, including Google. The company had just issued a statement that it will "continue to provide security updates and after-sales services to all existing Huawei and Honor smartphones and tablet products." The statement says the promise covers units that have already been sold and that are still in stock globally, but no word on future devices, including the Honor 20 and Honor 20 Pro, bound to be launched tomorrow in London....

    Redmi K20 will have 960FPS slow-mo video recording

    Redmi K20 will have 960FPS slow-mo video recording


    After we got confirmation that the upcoming Redmi K20's main camera sensor will, be the 48MP Sony IMX586, the brand's General Manager Lu Weibing released a teaser of its slow-motion capabilities on Weibo. The self-titled flagship killer's camera...

    After we got confirmation that the upcoming Redmi K20's main camera sensor will, be the 48MP Sony IMX586, the brand's General Manager Lu Weibing released a teaser of its slow-motion capabilities on Weibo. The self-titled flagship killer's camera will be able to record up to 960FPS videos which is hardly shocking given the powerful chipset and the high-end sensor on board. The IMX586 is featured in several flagship phones such as the Xiaomi Mi 9, OnePlus 7 Pro and Oppo Reno 5G but not all are made equal so it will be interesting to see how the K20 performs. The upcoming flagship...

    Realme 3 Pro will go on sale in Europe on June 5, starting at €200

    Realme 3 Pro will go on sale in Europe on June 5, starting at €200


    The Realme 3 Pro will go on sale in the UK, Spain, Italy and France on June 5 from Realme's own online store. The phone will come in Nitro Blue and Lightning Purple and in 4GB/64GB and 6GB/128GB configurations, priced €199/£175 and €249/£219,...

    The Realme 3 Pro will go on sale in the UK, Spain, Italy and France on June 5 from Realme's own online store. The phone will come in Nitro Blue and Lightning Purple and in 4GB/64GB and 6GB/128GB configurations, priced €199/£175 and €249/£219, respectively. This aggressive pricing might cause a serious dent in the sales of the Xiaomi's Redmi brand. Currently a Redmi Note 7 goes for €179 in Europe but that phone offers an inferior chipset, compared to the Realme 3 Pro. Source

    OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro kernel source codes released

    OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro kernel source codes released


    Just a week after its release, the OnePlus 7 Pro and the vanilla OnePlus 7's kernel source codes get released in the wild. This means that developers can now start working on those custom ROMs and mods. Despite the OnePlus 7 Pro being the first...

    Just a week after its release, the OnePlus 7 Pro and the vanilla OnePlus 7's kernel source codes get released in the wild. This means that developers can now start working on those custom ROMs and mods. Despite the OnePlus 7 Pro being the first real flagship from the company with top-notch specs, OnePlus stays true to its roots providing the kernel source code to kickstart the community development. Of course, it will take some time for the first ROMs to appear since the OnePlus 7 Pro has a couple of new hardware features that would potentially slow the whole process. We are talking...

    Redmi Note 7S official with 48MP camera and Snapdragon 660

    Redmi Note 7S official with 48MP camera and Snapdragon 660


    After the Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7 Pro, Xiaomi's season of seven continues with the brand new Redmi Note 7S. The moto for the device is 48MP for everyone, highlighting its main selling point - the 48MP main camera. The Redmi Note 7 series has been...

    After the Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7 Pro, Xiaomi's season of seven continues with the brand new Redmi Note 7S. The moto for the device is 48MP for everyone, highlighting its main selling point - the 48MP main camera. The Redmi Note 7 series has been doing very well in India reaching 2 million sales in just 2 months and now the company is trying to reach even more customers with its latest addition to the line. The Redmi Note 7S features a 6.3-inch FHD+ display with a water drop notch for the 13MP selfie cam. The device comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on the front and back while...

    Google suspends Huawei's Android license  following a Trump order

    Google suspends Huawei's Android license following a Trump order


    The US-China trade war has just turned very sour for Huawei, the world's second-biggest smartphone manufacturer and key 5G network equipment provider. Companies like Google, Intel, Broadcom, Xilinx, Qualcomm, and others, have suspended business with the...

    The US-China trade war has just turned very sour for Huawei, the world's second-biggest smartphone manufacturer and key 5G network equipment provider. Companies like Google, Intel, Broadcom, Xilinx, Qualcomm, and others, have suspended business with the Chinese maker, following an executive order by the President of the United States. This means any future smartphones will come without Google services or any sort of networking hardware. Regarding current owners of Huawei smartphones, Google confirmed on Twitter the following: [..] services like Google Play & security from...

    Redmi K20 arrives on May 28 with a 48 MP camera

    Redmi K20 arrives on May 28 with a 48 MP camera


    Leaks and rumors about the Redmi K20 have been pouring in lately, but there's a light at the end of the speculation tunnel. The phone will be launched officially on May 28, the brand confirmed on Weibo. According to a post from yesterday, it will have a...

    Leaks and rumors about the Redmi K20 have been pouring in lately, but there's a light at the end of the speculation tunnel. The phone will be launched officially on May 28, the brand confirmed on Weibo. According to a post from yesterday, it will have a 48 MP camera, later confirmed to have Sony IMX586 sensor by the Xiaomi founder Lei Jun. Redmi K20 Camera teaser • Official invitation Coming with a Snapdragon 855 chipset and a flagship camera is one way for Redmi to jump into the world of flagships. It already claimed to be the next "flagship killer" with an outstanding AnTuTu...

    Interview: Realme CEO talks European expansion, 5G phones

    Interview: Realme CEO talks European expansion, 5G phones


    Following the an introduction of the Realme X launch, we got a chance to sit down with Realme Global CEO Sky Li, CMO Xu Qi Chase, and CPO Dereck Wang and learn more about the company's future plans. Xu Qi Chase, Realme CMO A lot of customers...

    Following the an introduction of the Realme X launch, we got a chance to sit down with Realme Global CEO Sky Li, CMO Xu Qi Chase, and CPO Dereck Wang and learn more about the company's future plans. Xu Qi Chase, Realme CMO A lot of customers are confused about Realme's connection with Oppo. Can you talk us through the connection between the two smartphone manufacturers? We have a lot of experience at Oppo and we want to bring this under a new brand for the young people. Realme is an independent company, regarding Research & Development, Marketing, Product Strategy, etc. We are...

    Week 20 in review: OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro, Asus Zenfone 6, Moto One Vision are here

    Week 20 in review: OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro, Asus Zenfone 6, Moto One Vision are here


    This was yet another big week in the world of tech. We got a number of exciting phone announcements and some interesting leaks along the way. So let's take a look back as we move into the new week. The biggest story by far was the announcement of...

    This was yet another big week in the world of tech. We got a number of exciting phone announcements and some interesting leaks along the way. So let's take a look back as we move into the new week. The biggest story by far was the announcement of OnePlus' two new phones. The OnePlus 7 Pro is the first OnePlus flagship that openly tries to battle it out with the big flagships on merit rather then on price. But the company hasn't given up on its usual practives and also brought the the OnePlus 7 - a superb overall package for a great price. Asus also might want a word when it comes...

    Weekly poll: OnePlus 7 Pro is now available, who is getting one?

    Weekly poll: OnePlus 7 Pro is now available, who is getting one?


    OnePlus is officially part of the mainstream - with its partnership with T-Mobile and a promo campaign with Robert Downey Jr., the company wants its brand to be as recognizable as Apple or Samsung. That also means it's not shy about the price. At...

    OnePlus is officially part of the mainstream - with its partnership with T-Mobile and a promo campaign with Robert Downey Jr., the company wants its brand to be as recognizable as Apple or Samsung. That also means it's not shy about the price. At $700, the OnePlus 7 Pro matches the iPhone XS ($730) and Galaxy 10e ($750 MSRP, though you could easily find an S10 for that kind of cash). Long-time fans will likely scoff at that price, but they can look to the OnePlus 7 as an upgrade path. Indeed, the non-Pro won't even be available in the new hunting ground for OnePlus, the US. Americans...

    Counterclockwise: searching for the meaning of max, mini, pro, plus and other such names

    Counterclockwise: searching for the meaning of max, mini, pro, plus and other such names


    Is "Pro" better than a "Plus"? Which is bigger, "Max" or "Note"? Which has the bigger battery? How small is a "mini", anyway? Some of these qualifiers do carry some meaning, e.g. "note" always means a larger device. Larger than the company's average...

    Is "Pro" better than a "Plus"? Which is bigger, "Max" or "Note"? Which has the bigger battery? How small is a "mini", anyway? Some of these qualifiers do carry some meaning, e.g. "note" always means a larger device. Larger than the company's average phone that is, there is no legal minimum for a phone to be get "note" in its name. "Max" is more vague - it could mean a large screen, large battery or both. Similarly, "Pro" and "Plus" carry connotations of a more premium device (which often means larger too), but again there are no rules to naming phones. Let's start by finding which...

    The new phones of the week

    The new phones of the week


    Some week we had! A whole bunch of announcements took place over the past few days - some exciting, others even more so. It all started on Tuesday with the reveal of the OnePlus 7 Pro, and its vanilla 7 sidekick. OnePlus releases always make...

    Some week we had! A whole bunch of announcements took place over the past few days - some exciting, others even more so. It all started on Tuesday with the reveal of the OnePlus 7 Pro, and its vanilla 7 sidekick. OnePlus releases always make waves and this one was no different. The 7 Pro comes with a superb QHD+ 90Hz display, a trifecta of cameras on the back, and a motorized selfie cam. Be sure to have a look at our findings in the in-depth review. Then on Wednesday, Realme pulled the wraps off the X. The ultra affordable, yet properly well specced smartphone from Realme really...

    Weekly poll results: Pixel 3a gets some love, the Pixel 3a XL not so much

    Weekly poll results: Pixel 3a gets some love, the Pixel 3a XL not so much


    Google's mid-range Pixel phones have a very specific target audience - if they find success somewhere, it will be in North America (and maybe Western Europe). They can only thrive in regions where the mid-range segment is sparse as the pricing is too...

    Google's mid-range Pixel phones have a very specific target audience - if they find success somewhere, it will be in North America (and maybe Western Europe). They can only thrive in regions where the mid-range segment is sparse as the pricing is too high to compete with the likes of Xiaomi or Honor. The smaller Google Pixel 3a proved the more popular model by a wide margin. Price is part of the issue - you get the same camera and chipset whether you pay $400 or $480. And the camera is indeed the main draw of this phone. There are plenty of Android One phones out there, many with solid...

    Top 10 trending phones of week 20

    Top 10 trending phones of week 20


    After the relatively boring week 19, this week properly shook things up with a bunch of exciting announcements, which really shook up our trending chart. The OnePlus 7 Pro went official and unsurprisingly took advantage of that to leap to the top....

    After the relatively boring week 19, this week properly shook things up with a bunch of exciting announcements, which really shook up our trending chart. The OnePlus 7 Pro went official and unsurprisingly took advantage of that to leap to the top. The new flagship was sitting just behind the Samsung Galaxy A50 for the past two weeks when it was still only a rumor and now that it's a real thing it had no trouble dethroning the Samsung mid-ranger. The vanilla OnePlus 7 didn't get as much attention previously, but it still managed to make the podium this week, pushing another Galaxy A...